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[Bookplate for Edgell Wyatt-Edgell]
[Bookplate for Edgell Wyatt-Edgell]
Title[Bookplate for Edgell Wyatt-Edgell]
Date Created[between 1770 and 1829]
Sort Date1829
DescriptionIn black ink, this bookplate consists of an escutcheon divided quarterly, and containing an inescutcheon. The first and forth quadrants of the escutcheon are sable (black) with a fess, dancette and argent (silver), three eagles displayed, two over one and or (gold), and chief, or. The second and third quadrants are argent, with a sable chevron containing three roundlets bezant (gold), and cinque foil, two over one and gules (red). The inescutcheon is checky, or and gules, and contains a lion rampant guardant. Atop the escutcheon is a dexter helmet, closed with mantling flowing horizontally from its top. Above the mantling are two further crests. The dexter consists of a demi-lion rampant, embattled in or and sable, on a wreath, holding an inverted arrow in its dexter paw. The sinister crest consists of a demi-lion rampant on a wreath, holding the long stem of a cinque foil, gules, in both its paws. Below the escutcheon is a banner containing the Latin motto.
Extent1 bookplate : burin engraving ; 9.2 x 13 cm
Subject - GeographicSurrey (England)
Personal NamesWyatt-Edgell, Edgell
TypeStill Image
NotesThis bookplate may belong to either Edgell Wyatt-Edgell of Milton Place, Egham, Surrey, or his son of the same name, Reverend Edgell Wyatt-Edgell. Reverend Wyatt-Edgell was born in 1811, and died September 25, 1888. He married Henrietta Otway in 1844. He is the father of Edmund Vermy Wyatt-Edgell (1845-1879), who was born on August 16, 1845. E.V. Wyatt-Edgell was a calvalryman, and Captain of the 17th Lancers. He arrived in Durban, Zululand (now part of South Africa), on 7 April 1879 and died on July 4 of the same year while in action at the Battle of Ulundi, Zululand. He was a contributor to a book entitled 'The Story of the Zulu Campaign, ' by Major Waller Ashe, which was originally published in 1880. The work has an introduction by John Laband. This work can be found in the UBC Library Catalogue.
1) The Otway Family Tree, and (28 November 2007).
2) RootsWeb, "The Royal and Noble Families of Britain, " (28 November 2007).
3) 'The Story of the Zulu Campaign, ' Cape Town : N & S Press, 1989.
Access IdentifierBP MUR ENG P W938
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_ENG_P_W938
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. BP MUR ENG P W938
Date Available2008
Publisher - DigitalVancouver : University of British Columbia Library
RightsImages provided for research and reference use only. Permission to publish, copy, or otherwise use these images must be obtained from Rare Books and Special Collections:
TranslationHonour is good
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